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Concert: Murillo, Sacred and Secular in Spanish Art and Song
23 Oct 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
This is the VIII edition of the annual British Spanish Society Concert, organised with Guildhall School of Music, an one-hour illustrated performance commemorating the 400th anniversary of the birth of the Spanish painter Bartolomé Esteban Murillo in 1617.
Guildhall postgraduate singers perform settings of Spanish Golden-Age lyrics by Joaquín Turina, Eduard Toldrá, Joaquín Rodrigo, Joaquín Nin, Amadeo Vives, Fernando Obradors and Frederic Mompou against a vibrant backdrop of some of Murillo’s finest drawings and paintings.
Curated by Ricardo Gosalbo and Professor Barry Ife, this concert is organised with the collaboration of the Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs, Embassy of Spain in the United Kingdom.
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